A trip to the national’s capital didn’t get Gadsden County Sheriff Morris A. Young an audience with President Barack Obama, but it did get him a meeting with Florida senators Marco Rubio and Bill Nelson, as well as a private audience with one of the president’s top staff members.
“It was a successful trip. I was in Washington to attend the National Sheriff’s Association Annual meeting. My goal was to reach out to Florida lawmakers on a face-to-face basis,” he said of the five-day trip.